Officials at the Humane Society of Washtenaw County are expecting a pretty busy Tuesday after all the Fourth of July fireworks this holiday weekend. WEMU’s Cathy Shafran explains.
After a session that stretched late into the early morning, the Michigan legislature has approved record-breaking budget for Fiscal Year 2023. Colin Jackson has more.
In a late-night session of the Legislature, Democrats tried to force votes to permanently repeal Michigan’s statutory abortion ban while Republicans said they’ll defend the ban in court. We have more from Rick Pluta.
1st Friday Focus on the Environment: The November ballot proposal that could determine Ann Arbor's carbon-neutral futureVvoters in Ann Arbor will decide an issue in November that could very well determine the success of the city's A2Zero plan to reach carbon neutrality by the year 2030. WEMU's David Fair and Michigan League of Conservation Voters executive director, Lisa Wozniak, discussed the stakes with Kris Olsson, who is part of a group advocating for passage of the Community Climate Action ballot proposal.
Hyundai recently broke ground this week on a new auto safety facility in Superior Township. As WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports, it's expected to have a significant impact on the area economy.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking insurance companies in Michigan to provide health coverage for abortion services as legal fights over abortion rights in the state play out. We have more from Rick Pluta.
Residents of Washtenaw County and beyond who need COVID Emergency Rental Assistance, or “CERA," have until Thursday night to apply. WEMU’s Josh Hakala explains.
Butterflies are an important pollinator and are of great help in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. A variety of factors are contributing to a decline in some their numbers. Marcy Breslow is co-author of a new book focused on 17 years of research and observation at Greenview Nature Area in Ann Arbor. She joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss the findings in the book, “The Butterflies of Our Local Park."
Mary Kerr is the president and CEO of the nonprofit, Destination Ann Arbor. She announced Tuesday she will retire at the end of July. WEMU’s Josh Hakala has more on Kerr and her impact over nearly three decades or service.
- Michigan Senate passes COVID-19 workplace bills
- Bills would preempt future COVID response orders
- CDC clears the way for vaccinations for children 6 months to 5 years old
- GOP-led committee looks to limit emergency executive powers
- Advisers to the FDA back COVID vaccines for the youngest children
- Dr. Anthony Fauci tests positive for COVID-19, but is experiencing mild symptoms
- Ypsilanti District Library ends late fees
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